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Summer 2012 GTA Splash Pad Guide!

Posted by: Sara Hodge on: 2012-06-30 Permanent Link: Summer 2012 GTA Splash Pad Guide!
North Halton Splash Pads

Cool off and beat the heat in your local splash pad, or pack a lunch and visit a new one! Here’s a guide to local splash pads in the Greater Toronto Area for 2012!


Looking for a local splash pad? Here’s an alphabetical list of GTA cities (and a few others!)


Ajax Splash Pads


Both Ajax splash pads are open from early June to early September (weather permitting) 7 days/week (9 a.m. to dusk).

Rotary Park Located on Lake Driveway at the mouth of Duffins Creek.

(adjacent to) McLean Community Centre Located at Magill and Westney.


Aurora Splash Pads


Aurora Splash Pads are open, weather-permitting, from mid-June through to early September. Hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Both splash pads feature tumbling buckets of water and several ground jets for a variety of water play activities on a rubber safety surface. Adjacent amenities include a large playground and open grass play fields at both parks. At Town Park you will also find mature shade trees and washroom facilities. Both locations have parking available.

Town Park Located at the intersection of Wells St & Mosley St

Ada Johnson Park Located at Conover Ave and Hartwell Way


Brampton Splash Pads


Brampton Community splash pads are free to use and are open daily starting May 28th until Labour day (weather permitting) from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Brampton Soccer Centre Splash Pad Located at the Brampton Soccer Centre, 1495 Sandalwood Parkway East (Dixie Rd and Sandalwood Parkway), Brampton. This beautiful soccer facility has a park that also includes basketball courts and playgrounds. Open June 29-Sept 3.

Cassie Campbell Splash Pad – Located at the Cassie Campbell Community Centre, 1050 Sandalwood Parkway West, Brampton. This is a beautiful facility which also features basketball courts, skate / BMX park and tennis courts.

Century Gardens Splash Pad – Located at the Century Gardens Recreation Centre, 340 Vodden St. East (Vodden and Rutherford), Brampton. The Recreation centre’s other outdoor facilities also include a soccer field.

Chinguacousy Park – Located at 9050 Bramalea Road (Queen St. East and Central Park Drive), Brampton. Chinguacousy Park is a popular civic landmark in Brampton, featuring formal gardens, petting zoo, barn, and sports. The splash pad here is open only if temperature is at least 22c.

Peel Village Spray Pad – Located on Ferndale Crescent, off Bartley Bull Parkway.

Wild Wetland Splash Pad at Heart Lake Conservation Area Open daily until early September (weather permitting), this huge facility includes 30 + water features, 550 person capacity, natural surroundings! Located in Heart Lake Conservation area 10818 Heart Lake Rd. Brampton

Springdale Central *Opening this summer. Located on Father Tobin Dr., West of Bramalea Rd.


Brooklin Splash Pads


See listings under Whitby.


Burlington Splash Pads


LaSalle Wading Pool and Splash Pad Located at LaSalle Park, 50 North Shore Blvd East.

Mountainside Pool and Splash Park Located at 2205 Mount Forest Drive, adjacent to Mountainside Arena.

Nelson Pool and Splash Pad Located at 4235 New St., adjacent to Nelson Arena.


Caledon Splash Pads


Adam Wallace Memorial Park Located at Cedargrove Rd, Bolton.

R.J.A. Potts Memorial Park Located on Pembrooke St., Bolton

Dicks Dam Located on Glasgow Rd, Bolton

John Alexander Park Giles Rd., Caledon Village


Cambridge Splash Pads


Cambridge spray pads are open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. (weather permitting) from June 10 to approximately September 2.

Central Park Located at 615 King. St. East

Churchill Park Located at 200 Christopher Drive

Ferguson Homestead Located on Cowan Blvd.

Forbes Park Located at 16 Kribs St.

Hespeler Optimist Located on Ellis Rd. (please note- this location is currently undergoing maintenance)

Lincoln Park Located on Vimy Street

Northview Heights Located at 120 Carter Crescent

Riverside Park Located at 49 King St. W.

Soper Park Located on Dundas St./Marion Way

Victoria Park Located on Fisher Mills Rd.

Weaver Park Located on Weaver St.


Clarington and surrounding area Splash Pads


Avondale Park Located at 100 Avondale Dr., Courtice

Bowmanville Memorial Park Located at 120 Liberty St., Bowmanville

Glenabbey Parkette Located at 231 Glenabbey Dr.

Guildwood Park Located at 180 Guildwood Dr., Bowmanville

Roswell Park Located at 132 Roswell Dr.

Westside Drive Park Located at 33 Westside Drive


Concord / Thornhill Splash Pads


Concord Thornhill Regional Park Located at 299 Racco Parkway, Concord

Dufferin District Park Located at 1441 Clark Avenue West, Concord

North Thornhill Community Centre Located on Pleasant Ridge Ave., Thornhill

Wade Gate Park Located at 151 Wade Gate, Concord


East Gwillimbury Splash Pads


Harvest Hills Community Park Located at the corner of Woodspring Ave and Harvest Hills Blvd. (spray pad)

Parkway Park Located at the corner of Oak Ave. and Poplar St., River Drive Park (spray pad)

Ross Family Complex (splash pad) Located at 19300 Centre St., Mount Albert

Holland Landing Community Centre (splash pad) Located at 19513 Yonge St., Holland Landing


Etobicoke Splash Pads


Etobicoke splash pads are open late May to late September. For other splash pads in the Toronto area, see listings under Toronto.

Bell Manor Park Located at Park Lawn & Berry Rd.

Gracedale Park Located at 186 Gracedale Blvd.

High Park Located at 1873 Bloor St W

Highfield Park Located at Mount Olive & Bulbourne Dr.

Kingsview Park Located North of Dixon Rd

Lakeshore Village Park Located at 46 Garnett Janes Rd.

Lanyard Park Located at 138 Lanyard Rd

Prince of Wales Park Located at 1 Third St.

Rexdale Park Located at 143 Elmhurst Dr.

Rotary Peace Park Located at 25 Eleventh St.

Sir Casimir Gzowski Park Located at 1751 Lake Shore Blvd W

Weston Lions Park Located at 2125 Lawrence Ave W


Georgetown Splash Pads (see Halton Hills)


Guelph Splash Pads


Gueph splash pads are open from June 30 to September 5, admission is free!

Hanlon Creek Splash Pad – Located in Hanlon Creek Park, 505 Kortright Rd. West, Guelph. This park has washrooms as well as a playground and soccer. Open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

Norm Jary Splash Pad – Located in Norm Jary Park, 22 Shelldale Crescent, Guelph. The park also offers a play area, soccer, restrooms, basketball court and more. Open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

Waverley Park Splash Pad – Located at Waverley Park, 76 Balmoral Drive in Guelph. Includes a small splash pad, as well as softball and soccer facilities.

West End Community Centre Splash Pad – Locaed at the West End Community Centre, 21 Imperial Rd. South in Guelph. This is a full service community centre featuring a range of facilities. Open Monday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m and Weekends from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Halton Hills Splash Pads


All Halton Hills splash pads are open daily from 10:00 am – 8:00pm (weather permitting) until Labour Day. Admission is Free!

Dominion Gardens Splash Pad – located in Dominion Gardens Park, 135 Maple Avenue East, Georgetown. Parking is available at Christ the King High School and in the Dominion Gardens Park parking lot. Dominion gardens also features a large playground area with a variety of activities for children of various ages, a large shaded pavillion, picnic tables and scenic gardens.

Gellert Community Centre Splash Pad – located at the Gellert Community Centre’s Park, 10241 Eighth Line, Georgetown. Parking is available at the Gellert Community Centre parking lot. The Gellert park also features a baseball diamond, soccer field and playground area.

Superior Glove Splash Pad – Located at Prospect Park in Acton (30 Park Ave). This spash pad is Halton Hills’ newest and includes a fun “fish” theme. Also at Prospect Park- a playground, baseball diamond, walking path, and beautiful views of Fairy Lake, which surrounds the park.


King Township Splash Pads – See Richmond Hill


Kitchener Splash Pads


Breithaupt Park Splash Pad Located in Breithaupt Park, 806 Union St., Call 519-741-2502 for information on hours of operation.

Victoria Park Splash Pad Victoria Park is on Courtland Ave. W., call 519-741-2890 for information on hours of operation

Chandler Mowat Splash Pad 222 Chandler Dr., reopening summer 2011- call 519-741-2733 for information

Doon Pioneer Park Splash Pad 150 Pioneer Dr., call 519-741-2641 for information on hours of operation

Vanier Park Splash Pad A small splashpad, located in Vanier Park, 329 Vanier Dr., call 519-741-2641 for information on hours of operation

Kingsdale Splash Pad 80 Wilson Ave., call 519-741-2540 for more information on hours of operation

Centreville Chicopee Splash Pad 141 Morgan Ave., call 519-741-2490
for more information on hours of operation

MacLennan Park Splash Pad MacLennan Park- opening summer 2011- call 519-741-2557 for information on when the park will be open


Maple Splash Pads


Crieff Parkette Located at 45 Crieff Avenue, Maple

MacKenzie Glen District Park Located at 220 Cranston Park Avenue, Maple

Maple Airport Park Located at 121 Avro Road, Maple

Maple Lions Park Located at 350 Cunningham Drive, Maple

Melville Park Located at 201 Melville Avenue, Maple


Markham Splash Pads


Markham splash pads are open 9 a.m. to dusk until September 1- times may be extended in the event of a heat emergency. Please note that splash pads that are located adjacent to elementary schools are open from 4-9 p.m. on school days until the end of June For more information, please contact 905-477-5530

Ashton Meadows Park, Unionville this splash pad is located northwest corner of Woodbine and Calvert Rd. Park at the north end of the park, off Rachel Crescent

Bayview Lane, Thornhill located on Baymark Rd., behind Stornoway Crescent Public Elementary School

Beaupre Park, Milliken Mills located on the north side of Denison St., between Middlefield Rd. and Markham Rd.

Benjamin Marr Park, Markham located on the east side of 9th Line, south of Pascoe Dr.

James Edward Park, Milliken Mills located on the north side of Elson St., across from James Edward Dr., east of McCowan Rd.

Millennium Park, Markham located on the northwest corner of Town Centre Blvd. and Cox Blvd.

Milliken Mills Park, Milliken Mills located south of 14th Ave., east of Birchmount Rd.

Mingay/Bur Oak/Wismer, Markham located on the northwest corner of Mingay Ave. and Bur Oak Ave.

North cornell/Northvale, Markham located on the southwest corner of Bur Oak Ave. and Northvale Rd.

Simonston Park, Thornhill (formerly McLaren Park) located on the north side of Simonston Blvd., west of Don Mills Rd.

South Unionville, Unionville located on the west end of Caboto Trail

Swan Lake, Markham located on the southeast corner of Williamson Rd. & Swan Park Rd.

Tomlinson Park, Box Grove located on the east side of Boxwood Crescent

Willow Heights, Unionville located on Willow Heights Blvd., across from Gardenia Crescent


Milton Splash Pads


Rotary Park Outdoor Pool – “Splash Zone” is located at 1 Garden Lane, off Mill Street. This splash pad is open open daily from 10:00 am – 8:00pm (weather permitting) until Labour Day weekend.

There are also a number of neighbourhood “spray pads” in Milton, open from 9:00 a.m. till 9:00 p.m. until Labour Day weekend (weather permitting)! Below are the locations:

-Beaty Neighbourhood Park (beside Guardian Angels School)

-Bristol District Park (Thompson Rd. and Louis St. Laurent Ave)

-Coates Neighbourhood Park (north, Filbrook Dr.)

-Dempsey Neighbourhood Park (besde Chris Hadfield School)

-Clarke Neighbourhood Park (South)

-Lions Sports Park (77 Thompson Rd.)

-Optimist Park

-Scott Neighbourhood Park East


Mississauga Splash Pads


A.E. Crookes Park Splash Pad Located at 855 Goodwin Road (South of Lakeshore Road East and Montbeck Crescent)

Brickyard Park Located at 3061 Clayhill Road (North of Dundas, East of Mavis)

Clarkson Community Centre Located at 2475 Truscott Drive (East of Winston Churchill Boulevard & Truscott Drive)

Churchill Meadow Spray Pad Located at 3370 McDowell Drive (North of Thomas, West of 10th Line)

Fallingbrook Community Centre Spray Pad Located at 5135 Fallingbrook Drive (North of Eglinton, East of CreditView) PLEASE NOTE This splash pad is CLOSED for the season

Floradale Park Located at 2424 Confederation Parkway (North of Queensway, East of Hurontario Street)

Forest Glen Spray Pad Located at 3545 Fieldgate Drive (South of Burnhamthorpe, East of Dixie)

Frank McKechnie Spray Pad Located at 310 Bristol Road East (North of Eglinton, East of Hurontario)

Huron Park Located at 830 Paisley Boulevard West (Mavis Road & Paisley Boulevard West)

Iceland Spray Pad Located at 705 Matheson Boulevard East (East of Hurontario)

Jack Darling Park Located at 1180 Lakeshore Road West (Lakeshore Road West, West of Hurontario Street)

Lakefront Promenade Park Located at 800 Lakefront Promenade (Cawthra Road & Lakeshore Road East)

Lake Aquitane Spray Pad Located at 2750 Aquitaine Avenue (East of Glen Erin, South of Derry)

Malton Community Centre Located at 3540 Morningstar Drive
(Morningstar Drive & Darcel Avenue)

Mississauga Valley Spray Pad Located at 1275 Mississauga Valley Blvd (East of Hurontario, South of Burnhamthorpe)

Neebin Park Spray Pad Located at 635 Kaiser Drive (East of Mavis, North of Derry)

Quenippenon Meadows Spray Pad Located at 2625 Erin Centre Blvd (North of Erin Town Centre Mall Next to John Fraser S.S.)

Serson Park Located at 1095 Fourth Street (North of Lakeshore Road East, West of Dixie Road)

South Common Community Centre Located at 2233 South Millway (South of Burnhamthorpe Road West, West of Erin Mills Parkway)


Newmarket Splash Pads


Harvest Hills Park Located at Woodspring Ave. and Harvest Hills Blvd


Oakville Splash Pads


Splash Pads are open from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., June to mid-September, weather permitting.

Coronation Park Located at 1426 Lakeshore West (near Woodhaven Park Drive)

Heritage Way Park (open 4-9 p.m.) Located at 1651 Heritage Way, south of Upper Middle and west of Third Line

Millbank Park Located at 166 Glenashton Drive (near Millbank Drive)

Munn’s Creek Park (open 4-9 p.m.) Located at 2156 Margot Street near River Oaks Blvd W

Neyagawa Park Located at 540 River Glen Blvd

Old Abbey Lane Park Located at 1110 Old Abbey Lane near Dorval Drive

Pine Glen Park Located at 1482 Pine Glen Road near 3rd Line

Postridge Park Located at 2742 North Ridge Trail near 8th Line

Sixteen Hollow Park Located at 2140 Westoak Trails Blvd near Westview Terrace

Valleybrook Park Located at 1150 Valleybrook Drive near Upper Middle Rd E.

Wynten Park Located at 2495 Wynten Way near Gable Drive


Orangeville Splash Pads


Harvey Curry Park Splash Pad – located in Harvey Curry Park, (between Town Line and Lawrence Avenue), Orangeville. This splash pad and washrooms are open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. until September (weather permitting). There is a parking lot located on Town Line for your convenience.


Oshawa Splash Pads


Oshawa splash pads are open daily from 10-5pm and 6-8pm.

Baker Park Located on Regent Drive, off Harmony Road North. 2 blocks North of King St

Easton Park (a.k.a. Rainbow Park) Located on the North side of Adelaide Street (east at Harmony Road North)

Glen Stewart Park Located at the South-east corner of Cabot Street and Cartier Avenue

Lake Vista Park Located on Emerald Avenue, west of Cedar Street

Lakeview Park Located on Simcoe Street (turn south on Simcoe until you reach the lake)

Mackenzie Park Located at the corner of Mackenzie and Athabasca Street South

Northview Park Located on Ritson Road North

Rotary Park Located on Gibb St. (north side)


Pickering Splash Pads


Beachfront Park Located south of Bayly Street on Liverpool Rd.

Frenchman’s Bay Splash Pad Located at Frenchman’s Bay, 1749 Meadowvale Road


Richmond Hill Splash Pads


Bridgeview Park Splash Pad Located at Bridgeview Park, on Observatory Lane and Marshall Street

Crosby Park Splash Pad Located at Crosby Park, Crosby Avenue and Newkirk Road

Dr. James Langstaff Community Park Splash Pad Located on Red Maple Road and Bantry Avenue

Grovewood Park Splash Pad Located in Grovewood Park, Grovewood Street, south east of King Road and Bathurst Street

Humber Flats EcoPark Located on Red Cardinal Trail and Barberry Crescent

Newberry Park Splash Pad Located in Newberry Park, Bernard Avenue, (west of CNR tracks)

Richmond Green Sports Centre & Park Located on Elgin Mills Road East and Leslie Street

Russell Tilt Park Splash Pad Located in Russell Tilt Park on Blackforest Drive, north of Regatta Ave

Silver Stream Park Located at Wayside Avenue and Shirley Drive

William Neal Park Located on Tower Hill Road southeast of Jefferson Sideroad and Bathurst Street


Rockwood Splash Pads


Rockmosa Park Splash Pad – located in Rockmosa Park, 74 Christie Street, Rockwood. Hours have just been extended, and this splash pad will now be open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.! Rockmosa Park also feaures a large, shady pavillion, washrooms, playground, swings, baseball diamond, soccer field and more!


Scugog Splash Pads


Palmer Park (Port Perry) Located at 175 Water St., Port Perry


Toronto Splash Pads


Toronto Splash Pads are open from May to September 23, 2012 (weather permitting), from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Adlwych Park Located at Adlwych, south of Mortimer

Amesbury Park Located at Lawrence & Keele

Baird Park Located on Keele, South of Annette

Balmoral Park Located at Wilson Heights & Sheppard

Bayview Village Park Located at Bayview Ave & Citation Dr.

Bellbury Park Located at Leslie St & Van Horne Ave.

Bell Manor Park Located at Park Lawn & Berry

Beresford Park Located at Colbeck, North of Bloor W.

Bridlewood Park Located at Huntingwood Dr. east of Pharmacy Ave.

Chelsea Park Located between Dorval & Indian Rd.

Coronation Park Located at Keele & Eglinton

Corvette Park Located at Corvette Ave., east off Kennedy Rd, south of Eglinton Ave. E.

Dentonia Park Located west of Dawes, north of Danforth

Dieppe Park Located on Cosburn, east of Greenwood

Dunlop Park Located on Dunlop Ave. east of Birchmount Rd.

Edgewood Park Located on Dundas St. E./E. of Coxwell Ave.

Fairfield Park Located at 80 Lothian

Fenside Park Located at York Mills Rd & Victoria Park Ave.

Flemingdon Park Located at Grenoble Dr & Gateway Blvd.

Flemington Park Located at Flemington Rd & Varna Dr.

Gledhill Parkette Located on Gledhill Ave., south of Lumsden

Glendora Park Located at Glendora Ave & Willowdale Ave.

Glenmorgan Park Located west of Kennedy Rd., south of Hwy 401

Goodlad Park Located on Kennedy Rd., south of Lawrence Ave. E.

Gracedale Park Located at Islington & Finch

Greystone Park Located at Greystone Walk Dr.

Heathrow Park Located at Jane & Wilson

Hendon Park Located at Hendon Ave & Eldora Ave.

Heron Park Located on the south side of Lawrence Ave. E at Manse Rd., east of Morningside Rd.

Horseley Hill Located between Tapscott Rd. & Finch Ave. west of Neilson Ave.

High Park North Located on High Park Ave. South of Bloor W.

Highfield Park Located at Stevenson & Silverstone

Irving W. Chapley Park Located at Wilmington Ave & Sheppard Ave. W.

John Innes Splash Pad Located at Sherbourne and Queen St. E.

Kidstown Water Park Located at 3159 Birchmount Rd.

Kingsview Park Located at Islington & St. Andrews

Lanyard Park Located at Finch & Weston

Leacock Park Located west of Bichmount Rd., north of Sheppard Ave.

Ledbury Park Located on Ledbury St. & Fairlawn Ave.

McNicholl Park Located at Don Mills Rd & McNicholl Ave.

Milliken Park Located east of McCowan Ave., south of Steeles Ave.

Neilson Park Located north of Mclevin

Oakridge Park Located on the south side of Danforth Ave., west of Danforth Rd.

Oriole Park Located at Don Mills Rd W & Sheppard Ave. E.

Perth Park Located on Perth Ave., south of Dupont

Pleasantview Park Located on Victoria Park Ave & Van Horne Ave.

Port Union Commons Located on Port Union Rd, south of Lawrence Ave. E.

Pottery Park Located on Merton, W. of Cleveland

Rexdale Park Located at Elmhurst & Drumheller

Rotary Park Located at 11th & Lakeshore

Sandown Park Located north of Kingston Rd. west of Midland Ave.

Sentinel Park Located at Finch Ave. W. & Keele St.

Shoreham Park Located at Jane St & Steeles Ave. W.

Smythe Park Located at 175 Scarlett Rd.

Tall Pines Park Located north of Kingston Rd., west of Sheppard Ave. E.

Terraview Park Located off Pharmacy Ave., south of Hwy 401

Topham Park Located on Tiago, N. of St. Clair Ave. E.

Weston Lions Park Located on Weston Rd. & Lawrence

Willowdale Park Located on Hollywood Ave. & Doris Ave.

Woodbine Located on Lakeshore E./Woodbine.


Vaughan Splash Pads


Vaughan area splash pads are all open from June through Labour Day from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Sunday. See Concord/Thornhill, Maple and Woodbridge listings on this page.


Waterloo Splash Pads


Lions Lagoon Lions Lagoon splash pad is located in Waterloo Park on Young St West in Waterloo. *note- there is an admission charge of $2.50 per person for this location. Splash pad features waterfalls, a water breathing dragon, grounds sprays, water cannons and more! Amenities include changerooms, shaded structures / picnic areas, concession stands, play area, sports field and flower gardens. Hours are 10 a.m. – 6p.m. until September 5


Whitby Splash Pads


Whitby splash pads are open 9am to 9pm June to September, weather permitting.

Baycliffe Park Located at 20 Baycliffe Drive

Cachet Park Located at 140 Cachet Boulevard

Carnwith Park Located at 180 Carnwith Drive West (in Brooklin)

Country Lane Park Located at 3145 Country Lane

Darren Park Located at 75 Darren Avenue

Folkstone Park Located at 444 McKinney Drive

Kiwanis Heydenshore Park Located at 589 Water Street

Norista Park Located at 40 Norista Street

Peel Park Located at 601 Peel Street

Portage Park Located at 20 Portage Trail

Rotary Centennial Park Located at 800 Brock Street South

Watson Park Located at 101 Watson Street East (in Brooklin)

Willow Park Located at 50 Willow Park Drive


Whitchurch-Stouffville Splash Pads


Byer’s Pond Way Park Located at Byers Pond Way & Duffin Drive

Madori Neighbourhood Park Located on Millard Street and Winlane Drive

Tresstown Neighbourhood Park Located East of 10th line at Sunnyridge Avenue & Raxlin

Wheeler’s Neighbourhood Park Located at the corner of Hoover Park Drive & Mostar Street


Woodbridge Splash Pads


Blue Coin Park Located at 351 Velmar Drive, Woodbridge

Chancellor District Park Located at 430 Chancellor Drive, Woodbridge

Father Ermanno Bulfon Park Located at 199 Forest Drive, Woodbridge

Mapes Park Located at 190 Mapes Avenue, Woodbridge

McClure Meadows Park Located at 8921 Martin Grove Road, Woodbridge

Vaughan Mills Park Located at 601 Vaughan Mills Road, Woodbridge

Woodbridge Expansion Area District Park Located at 100 Sunset Ridge, Woodbridge


What did we miss?


Find an error, a closure or know of another splash pad in the cities mentioned above that we missed? Please contact us with the details and we’ll update our records!


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